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(ken) tonight at 6. the casket of former president george h.w. bush arrived today in his home state of texas. this was the scene at the ellington field joint reserve base in houston. a motorcade later departed for st. martin's episcopal church... where president bush will lie in repose until tomorrow morning. (ken) thank you for joining us, i'm ken wayne. (catherine) and i'm catherine heenan in for pam moore.bush's eldest son - george w. bush - was among those at a moving ceremony today in washington d.c... after the service - his late father departed the
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capitol for the final time. (ken) kron 4's camila bernal is live in college station, texas with the latest. former president of the united states george h w bush is making his final journey back to his adopted home state of texas....following an emotional farewell from former and current world leaders at the national cathedral in washington, including all living former presidents, as well as president trump and first lady melania trump. former pres. george w. bush: to us, his was the brightest of a thousand points of light. moving tributes from those who worked with him...alan simpson, former wyoming senator: the most decent and honorable person i ever met was my friend, george bush. one of nature's noble men. those who understand the legacy he leaves behind... brian mulroney, former prime minister of canada: i believe it will be said that no occupant of the oval office was more courageous, more principled, and more honorable, than george herbert walker bush.and from his son... former pres. george w. bush: through our tears, let us know the blessings of knowing and loving you. a great and noble man. the best father a son or daughter could have. and in our grief, let us smile knowing that dad is hugging robin and holding mom's hand again.
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(ken) and we have continuing coverage of the memorial for president bush on our website. we have a special section there. it's all on kron dot com. (catherine) in the east bay...the driver of a car you see here - was hospitalized with gunshot wounds. the person in the passenger seat was also shot and did not survive...despite the efforts of a good samaritan. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story from fremont. sotsota double shooting. two male victims in a car in a quiet fremont neighborhood. a neighbor describes coming out of her home after hearing gun shotssot
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going to die">it happened just after 11pm tuesday here on torrington court. that is where someone fired mulitple bullets at two people in this vehicle. the driver lost control and crashed into the wall on side of this home, startling this woman who was in her bedroom sleeping. she asked not to reveal her identitysotwhat was going on outside...the effort continued to save a lifesot paramedics arrived, took over. unfortunately the passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. police say they found the driver a few blocks away. he was also wounded in the shootingsotpolice have no suspect information. they are withholding the shooting victims identities at this time. investigators say they are following up on several leads as they try to find a motive for why this happened in this quiet northgate
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neighborhoodthis is fremont's third homicide of 2018...in fremont haaziq madyun kron4news (ken) traffic is inching along after a big-rig jackknifed on the bay bridge this morning. the crash happened on the lower eastbound before the anchorage thirty.the city was bumper to bumper for hours as bumper for bumper to the city was traffic in thirty. around 11 thirty. traffic in the city was bumper to bumper for hours as drivers tried to get onto the bridge. the chp says the truck driver somehow lost control during today's wet weather and jack-knifed blocking at least three lanes. the driver suffered minor injuries and a concrete column sustained minor damage. (ken)this is a live look at the traffic conditions now surrounding the bay bridge surrounding the bay bridge ... (catherine) a contra costa county sheriff's deputy shot
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and killeda man being described as a felon and active gang member with a long criminal history. it happened on this street off pacheco blvd in unincorporated martinez. kron4's maureen kelly talked to the suspect's girlfriend. she was there anddisputes the ajuthorities' version of what happened. they murdered him...they straight up murdered him angelicka jorgenson says the man who was fatally shot was her boyfriend who she is identifying as paul ridgeway. he was a good guy he was turning his life aroundthe contra costa county sheriff department says one of their deputies was leaving an call on adelaide drive near pacheco boulevard spotted a man walking on the street who was wanted on a no bail warrant for evading and resisting arrest. after a brief foot pursuit the two began to struggle. the man pulled a gun from his waistband and fired a shot at the deputies head. the deputy returned fire hitting him as well.the suspect, a 41 year old
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discovery bay resident died at the scene. officals say the man was an active member of several gangs in the county and had many past encounters with law enforcement.including drug possession, multiple accounts of assault with a deadly weapon, possession of dangerous weapons, being a felon in possession of a firearm.the suspect's girlfriend disputes the official version of events.he didn't shoot first. they shot him twice his back was turned the deputy was uninjured...he has been put on administrative leave as the sheriff's department and the district attorney's office continues to investigate the shooting. maureen kelly kron4 news. (ken) a man is in tonight following a encounter with
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police in (catherine)with the man calling the police... on calling the with the man it began with the man calling the police... on himself.. kron4's gabe slate has the latest from alameda.... (ken) a live look outside right now... (catherine) as we get our first look at the four zone forecast with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: clouds and rain made for a cool day for the bay area. showers continue tonight but are more widely scattered. the will decrease throughout the night. on the satellite you can see the low spinning toward southern california. a few more clouds and shows will continue tonight but the focus will be more toward the south. highs tomorrow will be cool but
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slightly warmer tomorrow with highs in the 50s and low 60s. dry weather is forecast through the weekend. more rain is likely early next week. (grant) a san week.early next karnow. lawrence meteorologist with chief zone forecast alameda....latest from slate has the kron4's gabe slate has the latest from alameda.... (ken) a live look outside right now... (catherine) as we get our first look at the four our first look as we get (catherine)now... outside right a live look (ken) alameda....latest from slate has the kron4's gabe slate has the latest from alameda.... (ken) a live look outside right
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now... (catherine) as we get our first look at the four zone forecast with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: clouds and rain made for a cool day for the bay area. showers continue tonight but are more widely scattered. the will decrease throughout the night. on the satellite you can see the low spinning toward southern california. a few more clouds and showers will continue tonight but the focus will be more toward the south. highs tomorrow will be cool but slightly warmer tomorrow with highs in the 50s and low 60s. dry weather is forecast through the weekend. more rain is likely early next week.
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(grant) a san francisco a san (grant) (grant) a san francisco federal judge is asking whether any recklessness by p-g-&-e in the recent wildfires would be considered a state crime. the judge currently oversees p-g&e's five year probation to not commit any crimes after a pipeline explosion in 20-10. the judge has ordered the utility to provide a complete statement on whether it played any role in the cause of the deadly camp fire in butte county. the california
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attorney general is also being asked to weigh in on whethera crime has been committed under state law.. both the state attorney general and the utility company have until the end of the year to respond. (ken) coming up: some camp fire victims are finally able to return to paradise. even those with homes still standing are finding it difficult. also - san francisco police walking the beat -- that's havng a real effect on crime. the changes being made that are making the streets of the city safer.. (ken) and parking could get even harder to find in san francisco. we'll talk live with supervisor jane kim about development plans in the city.
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(catherine) today... homeowners from the eastern section of paradise are getting to go home... at least temporarily... to check on their properties. for many people it's the first time they've been allowed to return since the camp fire. (ken)the camp fire.return since allowed to they've been first time they've been allowed to return since the camp fire. (ken) residents of the west side of paradise... still need a police escort to return to whatever might be left of their homes... and gather belongings. reporter laura eng has that part of the story. paradise officers are working around the clock, wittling down a list of thousands of people looking to get back home temporarily.sot: hi this is rick. hi rick this is officer honea with the paradise police department. hi how are you? i'm well how are you? i'm doing good. i'm calling in regards to your request to get escorted to
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paradise. yes that would be awesome.officer kassidy honea said she's escorted so many people back home she's lost count honea: these people are getting things like cars that they left. i can't imagine going from having a car and not having one so just waiting patiently i empathize with them.officer honea met up with rick printz to escort him back home. he's the head football coach at paradise high.honea: so what i will do is i will just follow you. oh really? yeah. thanks a lot.printz's family hugged as they saw their home for the first time since the camp fire started.i appreciate them letting us in because there are things we want to get our hands on.the home is still standing, but the patio and workshop were destroyed in the fire.we feel blessed to have our house, i don't know why it's there, but it is. the next step is building what's left of the town with the families we grew up with. taking care of each other and that's what's next. i don't know what's next that's going to be interesting (ken) (ken) that was laura eng
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reporting. when evacuation orders will be lifted for the entire town of paradise... has yet to be determined. (catherine/ots) as expected, the city of san jose has approved a controversial land sale to google for a major tech hub in the downtown area. but the level of opposition before this morning's vote was perhaps unexpected. kron four's rob fladeboe shows us what happened and what to expect next. it was early wednesday, about 12:30 a.m. when the san jose city council voted unanimously to approve selling land to google for downtown tech campus and transit village. it's just the beginning says councilman raul peralez.raul peralez/city councilman "....there is a lot of responsibility on the council and the mayor to make sure we do right by our community and that we make google a partner..."before the vote, more than 140 people weighed
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in. at one point, critics of the deal chained themselves to their seats in protest. eight people were arrested and the chambers cleared. many people did get the chance to speak.vera sloan/opposed to google deal "...we had many people who were in the rotunda who had entered there names to speak and when they tried to enter the chambers they were denied by security..."a few hours later, someone smashed a window on councilman lan diep's car.lan diep/city councilman "...i think the timing of this is a bit much for me but i don't have any evidence with which to make allegation..."so, what the councl did was agree to sell10 acres of city owned land near diridon station to google for a hundred million dollars for a tech campus. critics say it bringing 20,000 jobs to town will displace the city's poorest residents. there's a long ways to go says councilman peralez.raul perlaez/city councilman "...now we have to get together with google and talk about the community development agreement and if the council does not act appropriately ove the next year when it comes to negotiating community benifits agreements or policies like protection for renters, if we
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dont act right than this may not be right for the city..." in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news let's take a look outside right now... chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast.forecast.the four zone us now with karnow joins lawrence meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast. lawrence karnow: clouds and rain made for a cool day for the bay area. showers continue tonight but are more widely scattered. the will decrease
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throughout the night. on the satellite you can see the low spinning toward southern california. a few more clouds and showers will continue tonight but the focus will be more toward the south. highs tomorrow will be cool but slightly warmer tomorrow with highs in the 50s and low 60s. dry weather is forecast through the weekend. more rain is likely early next week. (ken) coming up: the wildfire in paradise has left behind a toxic mess. we'll show you the enviromental clean up that's now underway... and how long officials say it could take. officials say it week.early next week.
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wildfire in paradise has left behind a toxic mess. we'll show you the enviromental clean up that's now underway... and how long officials say it could take. and if you think driving in california is tough... you're right. a new survey shows it's the worst in the country. youand the holiday spiritoss just hits you... yes! or when you get the best deal... on a treat for your best friend? or when you score a magical gift...
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come as a surpriseto a lot of people... but california is being describedas the worst state in the country for drivers.. (ken) this is according to a new study -- grant lodes joins us now with details. (grant) personal finance site bankrate-dot com ranked the best and worst states for drivers related to cost, safety, and driving quality. the golden state ranked worst in the nation. according to the study - 44 percent of
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roads in california are in poor condition. the state also has more thefts as well as higher insurance premiums, repair costs and gas prices... compared to the national averages. the average commute time in california is nearly half an hour. in the bay area... the average commute is 32 minutes, according to the metropolital transportation commission. hawaii, connecticut, new jersey and washington round out the worst-ranking states for drivers... those commutes also close to 30 minutes. the study says the best states for drivers are in the midwest - north dakota, iowa, ohio, minnesota and nebraska. (grant) many transit officials say there is hope... thanks to the gas tax... which earmarks billions of dollars to improve roads and traffic
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safety across the state, and ease congection -- that hot button ballot measure was overwhelmingly upheld by voters last month. (catherine) coming up at 6:45: a rocket launch today with interesting cargo that includes mice, worms, and christmas dinner for the astronauts. (ken) and next at 6:30. back on the beat. how police foot patrols in san francisco are reducing crime.
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(catherine) san francisco may become the first major city in america to do away with minimum parking requirements for all kinds of new development. legislation introduced by supervisor jane kim passed yesterday in a 6-4 vote. it eliminates the requirement that developers include parking as part of their projects. the idea has been tried in smaller cities -- with the goal of making town centers more walkable -- and to encourage development. several groups are in favor of the legislation -- but critics argue it's bad policy -- especially for familes and seniors who rely on their cars - and parking -to get around safely. (ken)joining us now to talk about this... supervisor jane kim.
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